Like all Tier 4 Mega Raids in Pokemon GO, you will need at least four players to battle Mega Tyranitar if you want to win with some time to spare.
Additionally, every trainer in the battle should use powerful Fighting-type Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar. This will help you win the Raid as fast as possible!
Mega Tyranitar Type
Mega Tyranitar is a Rock/Dark-type Pokemon, just like the standard Tyranitar.
This type combination means that Mega Tyranitar has seven weaknesses and seven resistances to consider when choosing your battle team!
Mega Tyranitar Weaknesses & Resistances
|Fighting (Double Resistance)||Flying|
|Water||Psychic (Double Resistance)|
Fighting-type attacks are the most effective against Mega Tyranitar as they deal 256% damage to it. Meanwhile, Psychic-type attacks are the least effective, dealing just 39% damage.
Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Tyranitar in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar in Pokemon GO Raids are powerful Fighting-type Pokemon such as Terrakion, Keldeo, Lucario, and, Conkeldurr. This is because they exploit its double weakness to Fighting-type attacks.
Additionally, Mega Blaziken and Mega Lopunny are great counters, and they also boost the attack of your other Fighting-type ‘Mon for the Raid!
These are the top 10 Pokemon to counter Mega Tyranitar and their strongest attacks:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Blaziken||Counter||Focus Blast|
|Mega Lopunny||Double Kick||Focus Blast|
|Terrakion||Double Kick||Sacred Sword|
|Keldeo||Low Kick||Sacred Sword|
|Galarian Zapdos||Counter||Close Combat|
|Pheromosa||Low Kick||Focus Blast|
Pokemon GO Mega Tyranitar Raid Dates
Mega Tyranitar is the boss in 4-Star Raids from July 25 to August 4, 2023. It will be entering and leaving the Raid rotation at 10 AM local time.
This period is the first time that Mega Tyranitar will be available to battle in Pokemon GO, and it is not known when it will return following this.